Al Gore

Used his sister's death from cancer as a wedge to attack big tobacco. Later, it is revealed that the Gore family farm grew tobacco at one time.

Unhealthy connections to Armand Hammer, both Gore Jr. and Gore Sr:

"One source who has followed Gore closely for years says his parents gave him an initial as a middle name because they wanted their friend and benefactor, the controversial late industrialist Armand Hammer, to believe that their child was named for him." Montgomery County Observer.


26 Dec 1907 Al Gore Sr. born, Washington, DC.
1937 Al Gore Sr. marries Pauline LaFon.
1938 Al Gore Sr. elected to U.S. House.
31 Mar 1948 Al Gore Jr. born, Washington, DC.
1952 Al Gore Sr. elected to U.S. Senate.
1969 Al Gore Jr. graduates from Harvard University with a degree in government, cum laude.
1969 Al Gore Jr. serves in Vietnam War, primarily as a journalist.
19 May 1970 Al Gore Jr. marries Mary Elizabeth "Tipper" Aitcheson, National Cathedral in Washington, DC.
1973 Armand Hammer sells a zinc mine to the father of Al Gore, $160,000.
1973 Ten minutes after the above sale of land, Al Gore Sr. sells the zinc mine to his son, Al Gore, Jr., $140,000.
6 Aug 1973 Karenna Gore born to Al Gore Jr. and Tipper.
1976 Al Gore Jr. elected to U.S. House.
5 Jun 1977 Kristin Gore born to Al Gore Jr. and Tipper.
7 Jan 1979 Sarah Gore born to Al Gore Jr. and Tipper.
19 Oct 1982 Al Gore III born to Al Gore Jr. and Tipper.
1984 Nancy Gore dies of lung cancer, due to smoking.
May 1985 Wife Tipper Gore co-founds PMRC, Parent's Music Resource Center.
1985 Al Gore, Jr. leases the family zinc mine (for which they receive $20k/yr from Occidental) to Union Zinc. It is not known whether the $20k/yr payment is continuing.
1989 Al Gore Jr. invents the Internet!
1995 At Vice President Al Gore's recommendation, Federal government sells Elk Hills oil reserves to Occidental Petroleum, $3.65B.
7 Nov 1997 Tells newspaper Bergen County Record that he smoked pot in college, and in the Army, but not for the past 15 years.
6 Dec 1998 Al Gore Sr. dies.
18 Jan 2000 "I have first hand knowledge that he has not told the truth about his drug use. Al Gore and I smoked regularly, as buddies. Marijuana, hash. I was his regular supplier. I didn't deal dope, I just gave it to him. We smoked more than once, more than a few times, we smoked a lot. We smoked in his car, in his house, we smoked in his parents' house, in my house... we smoked on weekends. We smoked a lot... Al Gore and I were smoking marijuana together right up to the time that he ran for Congress in 1976. Right up through the week he declared for that race, in fact." Newsweek magazine interview of John Warnecke, longtime friend.
3 Nov 2000 John Warnecke, on he and Al Gore Jr: "We smoked hashish together and we smoked a type of marijuana called Thai sticks. That's a special high-grade marijuana that comes wrapped in a special stick from Thailand. And what they do is, after they wrap it around a stick they dip it in opium. So it's an opium-laced marijuana... I know I smoked with him one time while he was actually campaigning [in 1976].
7 Nov 2000 Al Gore and Joseph Lieberman win the popular vote, but lose the presidency to George W Bush. One Florida district reported a negative 16,000 votes for Gore.

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